Planning For Exciting Summer Programs
The Summer Sports Camp Program is designed to offer 16 different sports camps for boys and girls throughout the summer months. District athletic director Steve Connell has once again organized a comprehensive program for students who will be entering grades 4 - 12 in September 2002.
MacArthur High School Educator Named Teacher of the Year
Al Celentano, principal of General Douglas MacArthur High School, is proud to announce that President Bush has named Ann Davidian, teacher of mathematics at MacArthur High School in Levittown, as a recipient of the 2001 Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching, the nation's highest award for science and mathematics teachers. Mrs. Davidian was selected from more than 600 national finalists from all 50 states, Puerto Rico, the District of Columbia, US territories, and US Department of Defense schools. Each awardee receives a $7,500 grant to the awardee's school and a trip to Washington, DC where they are recognized for their professional achievements and participate in a variety of educational and celebratory events. The awardees meet with members of Congress and the administration, discuss the latest issues in mathematics and science teaching, and have the opportunity to share their expertise with colleagues. National Science Foundation Director Rita Colwell commented on the award, saying, "We salute these extraordinary teachers for their unceasing efforts in encouraging students to challenge the possibilities and sharing their enthusiasm for mathematics and science."
Dragons Win Three
After going 2-0 in their non-league schedule the Blue Dragons baseball team opened up its league season, with a 14-2 victory over Valley Stream South. Josh Flinn was Division's winning pitcher going six innings, and allowing only two hits while striking out 11 batters, and allowing no runs.
Levittown PAL Lacrosse Results
The Levittown Tomahawks kicked off the 2002 PAL Lacrosse season this past weekend on a successful note. The boys all played on Sunday at MacArthur HS while the Lady Tomahawks opened up on Saturday and Sunday with their home games being played at Memorial. Despite a playing in a winter chill the boys and girls all put forth a great effort and had a lot of fun.
Thank You Nassau County
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